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Oregon economic indicators as of December 2010

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Articles - March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011

All "latest" numbers are for December 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,778.0 1,790.1 1,721.8 3.3%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 206.2 208.2 205.5 0.3%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 10.6% 10.5% 10.6% 0.0
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,071.9 1,078.7 1,037.7 3.3%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.2% 10.7% 10.8% -0.6
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 68.3 68.6 68.1 0.2%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 14.5% 15.4% 14.6% -0.1
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 40.8 41.4 39.5 3.4%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 7.3% 7.6% 7.5% -0.2
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 166.4 166.2 160.7 3.6%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.8% 11.4% 11.6% -0.8
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 93.4 93.6 89.5 4.4%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 12.5% 13.5% 12.6% -0.1
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 176.3 179.4 172.1 2.4%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.8% 11.5% 10.5% 0.3
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 84.1 84.7 83.1 1.2%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 11.5% 11.4% 10.8% 0.7
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 111.3 112.1 109.9 1.3%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 13.7% 13.3% 13.7% 0.0
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 83.1 85.1 80.2 3.6%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 11.4% 10.2% 11.0% 0.4
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (January) 1,223 978 1,588 -23.0%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (January) 753 695 756 -0.4%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (January) 54.8 46.8 48.0 14.2%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (January) 26.8 27.1 22.5 19.1%
New business corporations New filings 855 651 881 -3.0%
Limited liability companies New filings 1,811 1,637 1,882 -3.8%
Business bankruptcies New filings (January) 50 47 39 28.2%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (January) 1,137 1,313 1,162 -2.2%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions (January) $22.1 $22.9 $15.6 41.7%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 14,325 14,537 14,828 -3.4%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 48 41 45 6.7%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,119.2 1,058.1 1,065.0 5.1%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 63.3 64.9 61.3 3.3%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands (January) 44.1 52.7 42.1 4.8%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (January) 37.3 43.5 35.0 6.4%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings (January) 3,128 1,925 3,937 -20.5%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $84.7 $77.1 $149.9 -43.5%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $80.7 $88.2 $101.6 -20.6%
New Oregon single-family home permits 343 388 410 -16.3%
New Oregon multiple-housing unit permits 377 75 272 38.6%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (January) $7.83 $7.34 $4.83 62.1%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 157 153 139 12.9%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 162 159 145 11.7%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 143 133 124 15.3%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (January) $304 $282 $268 13.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 917 871 758 21.0%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (January) 1,875.3 1,754.4 1,808.6 3.7%

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